Better crafting through chemistry: Esters – isopropyl myristate (IPM) – updated, 2021

Original post from 2009!  If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you’ll know I’m a fan of isopropyl myristate or IPM. I use it primarily as a dry or astringent emollient to reduce the greasy feeling of other oils in a lotion or lotion bar. You can use it in large...

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test post for the followers

This post is just a test for our Wordpress.com followers to see how much of the post they can see in a Subscriber exclusive post. In fact you will find this first paragraph is about 73 words long and should stretch the limits of any summaries of this page. If you start seeing latin then...

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Don’t cancel Patreon here

To ensure subscribers get access to the same exclusive content there are membership levels at $1, $3, $5, and $10 which you can purchase directly here on the blog. These were made to correspond to the levels on Patreon. With Patreon & the Patreon plugin becoming so unreliable there are similar membership levels on the...

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Still working on Memberships

I am still working on transitioning the site to work with Membersips instead of the Patreon plugin. Users will be able to  buy memberships directly from the site with the same benefits as they would with Patreon (minus the Patreon site). Or users can remain with Patreon and will be given a free Membership of...

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Testing Membership

This is just to testing out the membership plugin. Just a bit of this is visible to tantilise you but the rest of if won’t be visible until you have a subscription.   And wow you should see the stuff below, it is tremendous. I can’t believe we are publishing such things....

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